Less Chain, More Link
Mar-K now makes polished stainless steel link assemblies, which replace the old, clunky tailgate chains on classic pickups. Each pair is made of brightly polished stainless steel and includes links, upper, and lower pivots, and installation hardware. Slight modifications to the bedsides and tailgate are required, made easier by Mar-K's easy-to-follow instructions sent out with every kit.
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For hot rodders and restorers who are looking for a do-it-yourself wiring kit that has that old-school "vintage" vibe, look no further than Sacramento Vintage Ford's new "Vintage" basic hot rod wiring kit.
The kit includes their "Vintage" cloth-covered wire in 10-, 12-, and 14-gauge for headlight, parking light, taillight, brake light, turn signal and flasher, dash, gauges, one-wire alternator charging system, ignition, and horn, covered in 1940s-style black fabric wire loom with a double red tracer just like the original harnesses.
The "Vintage" style cloth wire looms and cloth-covered wire and terminals are also available separately.
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B&M Racing and Performance Products have announced the addition of two of the newest members to their SFI-approved family of flexplates.
Part number 20340 is designed to fit the GM LSx motors including the 2010+ automatic Camaro with the L99 motor and most GM (earlier Camaros/Firebirds,Corvettes, late-model GTO, G8, ect) products with automatic transmissions and LSx motors.
Part number 10340 is designed to fit most Dodge and Chrysler products equipped with an automatic transmission and either the 5.7L or 6.1L engines. This includes the Challengers, Chargers, Magnums and 300Cs.
Both flexplates are SFI Spec 29.1-approved and legal in all NHRA and IHRA classes. Perfect for that late-model-powered classic truck!
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Kugel Komponents has developed an adjustable tool designed to set and maintain ride height during fabrication and assembly of your truck. Their "Shock Mock-Ups" offer ultimate usability and are great for use in place of coilover or standard shocks. They are quality built from precision laser-cut steel and silver zinc plated to last for years. No more mismatched pieces of scrap metal. Mock-ups feature mounting holes at both ends to handle 1/2-inch or 5/8-inch bolts. The combined hole spacing allows adjustments at 1/4-inch increments. A clevis pin and spring clip is used for easy adjustment. Shock Mock-ups are available in three sizes; short (71/2 to 121/2 inches), medium (91/4 to 143/4 inches) and long (12 to 163/4 inches) to handle your ride height requirements.
Rocket Performance Machine has released two new traditional hot rod wheel styles, each designed to preserve the classic look and feel of golden age of hot rods and muscle cars while still delivering maximum style, performance, and a surprisingly affordable price.
Rocket Injector Series
The Rocket Injector Series revives the traditional hot rod-styling inspired by hot rods and drag cars from the '50s and '60s. Mix or match the Rocket Injector Series with the Rocket Launcher Series wheels for the perfect big and little combo on your hot rod truck.
The Rocket Injector Series wheels are precision-crafted, designed, and tested to meet or exceed U.S. D.O.T. requirements & SAE standards. Available in fully polished or satin "as-cast" finish, the Rocket Injector Series serves up traditional styling, bolt-on performance and an unbelievable price.
Rocket Strike Series
The Rocket Strike Series is the perfect boulevard cruiser wheel with clean, classic timeless appeal and single rib design. The Rocket Strike will be available in fully polished as well as satin "as-cast" finish.
The Strike Series wheels offer a longer center cap tower that resemble push through center caps of wheel designs of the 60s and are precision-crafted from cast one-piece A356 aluminum and topped off with a vintage style aluminum O-ring center cap. Add a Rocket Vintage Knockoff and bullet lug nuts for the perfect Rocket Strike accessory.
Rocket Racing Wheels
With Deeds Engineering's new V-Band Kit, you can join two different size tubes together in one clean, smooth transition with the added advantage of the standard V-band union that allows for quick connection and disconnection without the need for gaskets or sealants. CNC-machined from 1018 cold finish steel, the V-bands are coated in a hi-luster, weld-through plating resulting in a stainless-like appearance without the related high cost and warping problems.
Rally America has released a pair of new wheels for the hot rod truck market. First is the Spoksteel, available in 15- and 16-inch sizes in a variety of bolt patterns.
The HC-9 or high-clearance nine-spoke has an old-style vibe combined with new wheel technology available in diameters from 16- to 20-inches.
Made To Fit Fords
New steering columns for 1965 to 1966 Ford trucks are here thanks to ididit and their Retrofit Series of steering columns. These brand-new, all-Ford columns are a direct bolt-in and will connect to your stock box or rack. Standard features of these 1965-66 Ford columns are 100 percent American-made, eight-position tilt, Ford top shaft so you can attach your stock Ford steering wheel on top, Ford wire plug, and era-specific knobs & handles. Available finishes include paintable steel, chrome and black powdercoated.
Looking for information on how to rebuild your transmission, restore your factory trim, or completely restore your classic truck? If so, Brothers Truck Parts has you covered with their large selection of "how-to" and informative handbooks. All of this in addition to their extensive line of factory manuals and brochures for 1947 to 1987 Chevy & GMC trucks makes Brother's rival the library of congress when it comes to classic truck literature.
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